There’s nothing more evocative than the smokey waft of charcoal on a sunny afternoon. But with a mind-boggling choice of barbecues on the market — from a £10 Asda offering to a £1,000 ceramic gadget favoured by Heston Blumenthal — will the quality of your equipment really put more sizzle in your sausage this weekend? Amanda Cable tried four chargrilled favourites — sausages, burgers, vegetable kebabs and chicken wings — on ten barbecues and celebrity chef Jean-Christophe Novelli gave his taste verdict. So did the most expensive barbecue produce the perfect banger? Our results might surprise you . . . THE CELEBRITY CHEF CHOICETHE BIG GREEN EGGPRICE: Around £1,000 for the larger sizesSTOCKIST: Biggreenegg.co.ukA Ceramic barbeque based on a 3,000-year-old Japanese Kamado cooking pot, favoured by Heston Blumenthal. It has a handy table, too.AMANDA SAYS: This barbeque with space-age looks comes in five sizes, the XL is capable of roasting five chickens at once.There’s no need to assemble anything – just light your charcoal, close the dome and it’s hot enough in 12 minutes.A draught door at the bottom allows precise temperature control; opening it gets the coa...